Hiring Managers Articles

  • 4 Steps for Influencing Hiring Managers (and Becoming an Indispensable Advisor)

    December 11, 2017

    Hiring managers want two things from recruiters above all else: speed and quality—usually in that order. “They want someone really, really fast, and they better be good,” says John Vlastelica. He’d know: his company Recruiting Toolbox has worked with dozens of big-name enterprises and held focus groups with hundreds of hiring managers. He also knows what the...

  • How to Give Constructive Feedback to Candidates and Hiring Managers

    December 6, 2017

    According to LinkedIn’s Talent Trends report, 94% of candidates want to receive feedback after an interview. But, giving feedback isn’t easy. In fact, providing useful and honest feedback without offending someone is extremely difficult. However, it's possible! And, it’s an art that every recruiter needs to master. The candidates and hiring managers you work...

  • Recruiters Need Hiring Managers to Step Up—Here’s How

    September 26, 2017

    The single most important thing that separates great recruiting organizations from average ones isn’t the recruiters. It’s not your employer branding, or your tools, or even your sourcing strategies. It’s your hiring managers—and how well recruiters can engage and involve them. That’s what John Vlastelica, founder of Recruiting Toolbox, said in one of the...

  • How Netflix Reimagined the Recruiter-Hiring Manager...

    August 24, 2017

    Recruiters and hiring managers work together all the time, but that doesn’t mean they’re really collaborating. Instead, it can often...

  • My Employees Are All Millennials - Here’s How I Manage and ...

    February 9, 2017

    I travel and speak at a lot of conferences. Perhaps you’d like my autograph? No? Fine. Anyway, people ask me a lot of questions but...

  • 4 Must-Do's for a Successful Partnership With Hiring...

    November 9, 2016

    Recruiters and hiring managers are like peanut butter and jelly, except when the peanut butter wishes the jelly would have told her...